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Financial Planning & Literacy

Overview

When people become educated about financial management, they become empowered to live a better life. Extension's basic financial literacy programs are designed to help consumers plan spending to meet needs, wants and goals today and in the future.

Understanding Credit

Extension also offers programs to help consumers improve credit scores, get out of debt, and rebuild credit after bankruptcy. Preventive education helps consumers use credit wisely and avoid problems before they start.

Planning, Saving, and Investing

We provide resources to help people understand wealth accumulation, protection, and distribution, including estate planning, insurance, and investing.

Publications

Extension Publications

To see other publications, go to the Extension Publications site.

News

Georgia FACES News For the latest news about Extension, visit Georgia FACES. News you can use about Georgia family, agricultural, consumer and environmental sciences.

Websites

UGA-affiliated sites

External sites

Training

UGA Extension offers training within local communities on a wide array of topics. To see if there are training events in your area, please visit our calendar.

  • Bankruptcy Education Classes
    UGA Extension Family and Consumer Sciences Agents are approved providers of educational programs mandated by the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005.
  • Financial Literacy for High School Students
    A two-day workshop providing the knowledge, materials and lesson plans necessary to help students learn about rational decision making, banks and financial institutions, credit reporting, insurance and more.